Trial by jury in civil cases is as essential to secure the liberty
of the people as any one of the pre-existent rights of nature.
—James Madison (1789)
Read about some of today's most newsworthy jury verdicts and their impact.
Hear what your fellow citizens have to say about the state of our jury trial system.
>These notable cases exemplify the significance of our Seventh Amendment right.
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